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By Luella Dow

Hubbard's are 'rock' solid family


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Jacqueline Hubbard stands in front of the family's "Rock House", constructed in Dishman Hills before World War II by her father, Master brick mason, Richard Thomas Hubbard.

This is a story about Richard Thomas Hubbard and his family. " Born in 1907, my dad lived to be a few days short of 101," son Ric Hubbard said. This brilliant man had an eighth grade education, spoke some French and German and was fluent in Spanish. He was a master brick mason and retired from masonry work in 1964 to start the Hubbard Jointers Company. He laid his last brick in 1986 when he helped Ric lay a fireplace hearth in a house Ric was building at the time.

Dick's daughter Jacqueline, whom they called Jackie, has written a book called, "The Rock House," which tells with many pictures...

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